WWI U-boat commanders

Hermann Menzel

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/08)

Successes
21 ships sunk with a total of 34,969 GRT
7 ships damaged with a total of 25,876 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,300 tons

Born:24 May 1890  
Died:  


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Ranks

1 Apr 1908 Seekadett
10 Apr 1909 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1911 Leutnant zur See
19 Sep 1914 Oberleutnant zur See
28 Apr 1918 Kapitänleutnant
27 Aug 1920 Out of naval service

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 War Merit Cross (Brunswick)
4 Jul 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UC 4016 Aug 1917 - 7 Aug 1918
U 13615 Aug 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Hermann Menzel

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
8 Sep 1917 UC 40 Family’s PrideMotor fishing vessel39br
9 Sep 1917 UC 40 SwiftsureSteamer823br
10 Sep 1917 UC 40 Margarita (d.)Steamer2,788br
10 Sep 1917 UC 40 ParkmillSteamer1,316br
12 Sep 1917 UC 40 AsiaNavy Trawler309br
12 Sep 1917 UC 40 Glenelg (d.)Steamer4,160br
11 Oct 1917 UC 40 Voronezh (d.)Steamer5,331ru
19 Oct 1917 UC 40 SlavonicSteamer3,604ru
21 Oct 1917 UC 40 Anglo DaneSteamer808da
21 Oct 1917 UC 40  FlynderborgSteamer1,400da
24 Oct 1917 UC 40 Novington (d.)Steamer3,442br
24 Oct 1917 UC 40 WoronSteamer3,342ru
8 Dec 1917 UC 40 GriveArmed boarding steamer2,037br
12 Dec 1917 UC 40 LeonatusSteamer2,099br
 
8 Mar 1918 UC 40 CorshamSteamer2,760br
8 Mar 1918 UC 40 IntentSteamer1,564br
10 Mar 1918 UC 40 ColumbaNavy Trawler138br
14 Mar 1918 UC 40 CastlefordSteamer1,741br
28 Apr 1918 UC 40 EmleyNavy Trawler223br
28 Apr 1918 UC 40 UpcerneSteamer2,984br
8 Jun 1918 UC 40 ErosTrawler181br
12 Jun 1918 UC 40 AfriqueSteamer2,457fr
15 Jun 1918 UC 40 Cairnmona (d.)Steamer4,666br
16 Jun 1918 UC 40  MelanieSteamer2,996br
23 Jul 1918 UC 40 Vanity (d.)Destroyer1,300br
26 Jul 1918 UC 40 BlairhallSteamer2,549br
27 Jul 1918 UC 40 CrimdonSteamer1,599sw
30 Jul 1918 UC 40 War Deer (d.)Steamer5,323br
3 Aug 1918 UC 40 Skjold (d.)Sailing vessel166da
 62,145
21 ships sunk (34,969 tons) and 8 ships damaged (27,176 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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